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Letters to the Editor

by Contributor on 6 March 2016 - 10:18am

What a great town we live in -  thanks especially to some of our young people who seem to be taking on the world – acting locally AND globally!  Over the past few days I’ve heard about so many impressive initiatives taking place, that I thought I’d write to acknowledge just a few of the recent achievements of Rossland’s youth.

How heartwarming that the Rossland Trail Interact club...

by Contributor on 27 December 2015 - 8:41am

Dear Rosslanders,

The volunteers at the Rossland Food Bank wish to thank all who have donated, not only this year, but in past years as well to the Food Bank. Our ability to operate is totally dependent on the generosity of our donors and we deeply appreciate the support we receive.

We acknowledge with gratitude the support of the City of Rossland, Ferraro Foods, Goat FM Radio,...

by Ryan Lengsfeld on 25 November 2015 - 12:51pm

As Black Friday looms followed by the impending Christmas season, I begin to worry about my days. I am fully in support of various causes and events of awareness but our 24 hour slots are quickly being consumed by 'special days'. Failing to stem the tide, we risk finding ourselves with a day shortage.

Cyber Monday, Toonie Tuesday, Superbowl Sunday and Seniors Thursday leave only...

by Contributor on 4 August 2015 - 11:33am

As we live through a hot summer, we are faced with the constant threat of fire and with water shortages in most of BC. It is heartening to finally hear ongoing public recognition of the fact of global warming and the warnings that fire threat and water shortages will be a fact of life in the years to come. It is also heartening to hear that the federal government and some provinces are taking...

by Letters to the editor on 14 July 2015 - 1:51pm

To The Editor:

On behalf of my wife and children, we would like to express our heartfelt and sincere appreciation to all those who helped my wife in the aftermath of the assault on her life on 8 July, 2015 at approximately 2 p.m.

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by Contributor on 24 March 2015 - 2:04pm

Dear Editor:

This letter will help seniors and their families demand a better quality of care in residential care facilities. It will empower them with the knowledge to fight against abuse and neglect. The government is not upholding their rights to protection outlined in Bill 17, the "Residents Bill of Rights". The following information will enable seniors to make the government and...

by kathy moore on 5 November 2014 - 1:25pm

Dear Rosslanders,

Thanks to all who attended the Rossland All Candidates Forum. It was a terrific event; standing room only! Many thanks to the Rotary Club for doing a superb job of organizing and hosting. I hope everyone got a good sense of the candidates and lots of information. Please contact me if you have any other questions.

I wanted to clear up one thing, Jan...

by Contributor on 4 November 2014 - 4:07pm

Editor's note: The original article had a link to the wrong video. This has been updated. 

To The Editor:
        
To the producers of the ad, “What The %$#@ Is Borscht?” the correct spelling is B-O-R-S-H-C-H in English – the last consonant of the word in Russian is pronounced “shch”; the producers of the ad, or staff at Grand Forks City Hall, could simply...

by Adrian Barnes on 4 November 2014 - 9:14am

The Miners' Union Hall was full to bursting last night as Rosslanders braved the rain to hear 8 of 10 candidates (Tim Thatcher and Aaron Cosbey could not be present due to other commitments) share their views on all manner of topical topics.

Yesterday, I thought long and hard about how/if to report on this meeting. It's impossible to transcribe two hours of constant talk (and have...

by Contributor on 29 October 2014 - 6:27am

As you have probably noticed, the snow has been creeping down the mountain, and we had our first day of snow in town today.  It has been a good day so far.

I went to the 7S Centre for Learning this morning to hear the candidates for Council do a forum with the 7S learners.  Even though I did hear this joking comment, “How many actual registered voters will be attending?”,

I’m...

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